Corporate and Business Law

What is theDifferenceBetween a Corporate Lawyer and a Business Lawyer?

Understanding The Difference Will Help Business Owners Thrive

Dunlap Law’s business lawyers can advise on every aspect of running a business.

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From the sole proprietor selling jam at a farmer’s market to three friends forming an LLC together to a corporation with twenty shareholders, all these forms of business fall within the scope of a corporate lawyer or business law firm practice.

Corporate law varies by state, though there are similarities across most states in the United States. Therefore, you need a corporate attorney who specializes in the law of the state where your business is headquartered. Corporate attorneys invest years of study and practice in learning how state laws, court decisions, and best practices intersect to impact our corporate law and business law firm clients.

Our work as corporate attorneys and business attorneys is closely intertwined.

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Dunlap Law’s corporate attorney work focuses on legal issues related to how businesses are formed and governed. Corporate law concerns shareholders, LLC members, partners, directors, and officers and how they govern the businesses they run.

Our business law firm work concerns all the legal protections that businesses need in their dealings with others. For example, our business attorney work includes contracts, leases, license agreements, and employee issues.

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Dunlap Law is a woman-owned and led corporate law firm and business law firm headquartered in Richmond, Virginia with a second location in Virginia’s beautiful Shenandoah Valley. Our Monterey, Virginia office is near Charlottesville, Waynesboro, Staunton, and Harrisonburg.

Our top rated business lawyers routinely earn accolades from our peers and business leaders in Virginia. We’ve earned “Go To Business Lawyer”, “Rising Star”, and “Super Lawyers” honors.